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4 Dec 2023 13:31
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  •   Home > News > Sports > Soccer

    A pathway to bigger things for aspiring young Kiwi footballers

    A pathway to bigger things for aspiring young Kiwi footballers

    That's what owner - American billionaire Bill Foley - believes the new Auckland A-League club can be once it enters the league next summer.

    The league's confirmed he's been awarded a full licence to play in the competition - Foley said while winning will be front and centre, he's hopeful of other benefits.

    New Zealander Nick Becker - who has worked with several football clubs both in England and Australia, has been appointed the CEO of the still unnamed club.

    Football Australia and New Zealand Football will now seek signoff from Oceania Football and the Asian Football Confederation, as well as FIFA.

    © 2023 Newstalk ZB, NZCity

     Other Soccer News
     04 Dec: Veteran A-League player and administrator Terry McFlynn has been appointed Director of Football for the new Auckland franchise
     03 Dec: Consistency in selection is being touted as a key reason the Wellington Phoenix will end the weekend's A-League action on top of the competition ladder
     03 Dec: Football Ferns coach Jitka Klimkova is optimistic heading into their friendly clash with Colombia this morning
     03 Dec: An admission from Phoenix men's team coach Giancarlo Italiano after they continued their unbeaten start to the season
     02 Dec: Matildas fall to Canada 5-0 in first meeting between two sides since Women's World Cup
     02 Dec: Football Ferns squad member Manaia Elliott is clearing up the confusion around her main football position
     02 Dec: A brilliant England comeback has brought the Great Britain women's qualifying bid for next year's Olympic football tournament back from the brink
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